DuPage County Events

Chronicle Media Staff

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, will hold its Dog Admission Day from 7 a.m. to sunset March 4.

March 2-March 4 

“You Can’t Take It with You” 

7:30 p.m. March 2 and March 3 

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 4 

Medinah Baptist Church, 900 Foster Ave., Medinah 


Meet the Sycamores, a madcap clan that sets the bar for eccentricity. When Alice brings her high society fiance home to meet the parents, fireworks (figuratively and literally) nearly bring the house down. Despite their zany antics and unconventional ways, this tight-knit family offers hope that love and laughter lead to happiness, in this Pulitzer Prize-winning, Depression-era classic. For more information, call (630) 634-2100.



March 3 

Naperville VFW All You Can Eat Fish Fry 

4:30-8 p.m. 

Judd Kendall VFW, 908 W. Jackson St., Naperville 

$12, adults; $10, senior citizens; $7, children $7; free, children under 3   

The menu varies but there will be two kinds of fish, chicken, salad, vegetables, rolls, desert and coffee. Entire menu is available at www.napervfw3873.org. A full bar will be available. Call (630) 420-9820 for more information.


March 3-March 5 

“McAddams Family Spring Break” 

7 p.m. March 3 and March 4 

6 p.m. March 5 

Angelo’s Ristorante & Banquets, 247 N. York St., Elmhurst 

$50 for the show, dinner and dessert 

This interactive dinner theater murder mystery production, performed by GreenMan Theatre Troupe, is the troupe’s fundraiser for the season. Doors open an hour before the show begins for a social hour. The cast will mingle with the audience during the social hour and during dinner and dessert. Clues can be discovered during this time which patrons can use to guess who they think did it and why. Patrons are encouraged, though not required, to dress in the style of the evening.



March 4 

Dog Admission Day at Arboretum 

7 a.m.-sunset 

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle 

$14, adults ages 18–64; $12, senior citizens ages 65 and older; $9, youth ages 2–17 

Visitors can bring their dogs with them to hike the arboretum’s 16 miles of trails. For more information, call (630) 968-0074.



March 4 

“Discovering Marie Curie” 

2 p.m. 

Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn 

$12, adults; $10, Glen Ellyn Historical Society members; $5 students 18 and younger  

Maria Bakalis will present a one-woman play about an extraordinary woman who dedicated her life to the pursuit of scientific discovery and scientific inquiry. Call (630) 469-1867 for reservations.



March 4 


3 p.m. 

Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook 

$25, adults; $23, senior citizens; free for children and accompanying parents receive a discounted ticket of $10 

Picosa showcases its signature symphonic sound. Following the concert, audience members are invited to stay for the Meet the Musicians gourmet dessert reception to chat with the performers. Visit www.PicosaMusic.com for more information.



March 6 

Doodlebugs Art Class 

10-11 a.m.  

Cantigny Visitors Center, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton 

$18 for three sessions; parking free 

Drop off your child, ages 4-6, for an hour of creative exploration. Class will meet three consecutive Mondays: March 6, March 13 and March 20. Register at Cantigny.org or call (630) 260-8162.



March 7 

Cantigny Greenhouse Tour 

11 a.m. 

Cantigny Visitors Center, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton 

Free; $5 parking 

Join Bob Carr, Cantigny grower, for a look at the park’s spring bedding plants and the beginning stages of its summer plant series on this behind-the-scenes tour. The greenhouse is normally closed to the public. Registration by emailing register@cantigny.org or calling (630) 260-8162. Park at the Visitors Center then walk to the greenhouse or ride the free tram.



March 8 

Inchworms Parent-Child Program 

9:30-10:15 a.m. 

Cantigny Visitors Center, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton 

$6; parking free  

Introduce children, ages 18-36 months, to nature through songs, simple crafts and outdoor exploration. Register at cantigny.org or call (630) 260-8162.